If you want to enjoy an abundant lifeincluding a beautiful home (or homes),
automobiles for yourself and your family, a great education for your children
(and yourself) and a business that provides you with profits, royalties, rents
or other residual incomefinancial literary is key.
For the past thirty years I have been working with people in different parts of
the world through our programs, including Money & You®, to uncover what
holds people back from having money, building successful businesses or achieving
financial success. Over and over again, what comes up is that we must clear our
consciousness from emotional blocks in order to receive the level of abundance
we desire or to enjoy the financial resources we may already have.
Being educated about the basics of moneyhow to start, manage, build and
expand a businessis key. It is my hope that in the near future, financial
literacy becomes a subject for children in primary school, along with reading,
writing, grammar, math and all other key subjects necessary to be a fully educated,
functioning human being.
In the mean time, most of us learn to be financially literate without proper guidance,
sheerly by trial and error. The result is a society riddled with debt, fearful
of the future, investing in ventures we know very little about, or enslaved to
jobs or businesses that bring us very little profit or joy.
For those of us who wish to have more than our basic needs met and do not wish
to live in debt, financial literacy is as important as breathing and having clean
water and nutritious food. Having a sound understanding of financial systems allows
us to grow our financial independence with much more ease and joy.
Become a great student of financial literacy to allow your dreams to come true.
Learn the different systems and choose the one that works best for you. Be sure
to call upon financial advisors who have succeeded in their area of endeavor;
do what is congruent with your inner knowing and the knowledge you have gathered
through your educational process.
Do not leave the task of building your wealth to others. While othersfinancial
advisors and mastersmay support you, ultimately you are responsible for
your results. In our programs we say, Education is the highest form of leverage.
Once you acquire the techniques and tools, you now must allow yourself to be wealthy
by clearing any blocks that may be in the way of your dreams coming true. Herein
lies the secret to financial health and wealth.
DC CORDOVA is CEO of Excellerated Business Schools® and Money & You®.
She was featured in the Nov/Dec 2007 issue of Networking Times.